The Stumble

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"The Stumble"
The Stumble single cover.jpg
Single by Freddie King
from the album Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddy King
B-side "Takin' Care of Business"
Released 1962 (1962)
Format 7" 45 rpm record
Recorded 1961
Genre Blues
Length 3:15
Label Federal 45–12450
Writer(s) Freddie King, Sonny Thompson

"The Stumble" is a blues guitar instrumental composed and recorded by American blues artist Freddie King, for his 1961 album Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddy King, (King 773). It was released as the fourth single from this album in 1962. It is considered a blues classic[1] and follows in a string of popular instrumentals recorded by King in the early 1960s, including "Hide Away", "San-Ho-Zay", and "Sen-Sa-Shun".

Other recordings[edit]

"The Stumble" has been recorded by many artists, including:


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas; Koda, Cub (1996). All Music Guide to the Blues. Miller Freeman Books. p. 152. ISBN 0-87930-424-3.